The Law Society of Scotland lists nearly 2,000 firms in 225 towns of Scotland and explains the history and structure of Scots law.
This is a comprehensive collection of legal websites designed to assist all those with an interest in Scots Law. Subsets include:
This is a Scots law portal with links to law firms, banking, commercial property, law services, advice, case law, other advice etc.
Legal Firms On-Line
A growing number of Scottish law firms are doing more than just advertising their names on the Web. For example:
29 law firms (five in Scotland) provide free legal advice - just send them an e-mail and they will telephone you back.
Contains a wealth of useful information for all court users, including members of the public. It includes a searchable database of opinions from the Scottish Supreme Courts, access to the full text of all judgments from the Court of Session and selected judgements from the High Court. There is also information about the role and operation of the courts in Scotland.
This extensive site provides among other resources, an Overview of Law Firms in Scotland including the main "Regional Heavyweights" plus articles on recommended firms in a range of specialities such as :
The site provides a facility for Scots to make their will without a solicitor at a cost which is less than using a legal adviser.
This is a legal document shop for England, Scotland and Wales where you can buy online and download immediately professionally prepared legal documents covering a variety of legal situations, for domestic or business use including employment, housing, divorce and wills.
Part of the multi-national information services company, Wolters Kluwer, Empire provides advice and practical support to businesses concerned with the proper management of legal issues relating to employment, health and safety and taxation. There is a 24 hour Employment Law/Human Resources Advice-Line.
Longworth Consulting has its global HQ in Edinburgh and provides a multi-discipline contracts and legal consultancy service to the building, construction and engineering industry in terms of both domestic and international business, resolving the many disputes and other issues which frequently arise in such building and civil engineering contracts, and those in the industrial, process and power sector projects.
Net Lawman provides a collection of online legal and business documents for use in Scotland - DIY legal agreements, legal forms and professional legal drafting. Their Legal Document Centre covers Legal agreements, forms and legal advice in plain English, for business managers, individuals and legal professionals. There is a Personal Drafting Service for documents drawn to your precise requirements
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